Georgia Basketball Electrifies Stegeman on Opening Day

By Andrew Frierson There was a whole new atmosphere surrounding Stegeman Coliseum on Friday night as both the men’s and women’s Georgia basketball teams played their first game of the 2018-2019 season. The student section was flooded with red and black along with the rest of the arena to watch the number fourteen ranked Georgia…

War Who?

By Sydney Gibbs After an extremely long four weeks, Georgia fans gathered into well-beloved Sanford Stadium for Saturday in Athens. It wasn’t just any Saturday either, it was the 123rd edition of the deep south oldest football rivalry between the Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers. Does not matter how good or bad a team is, rivalry games…

An Open Letter to My Ex

By Tyler Norman I am confused. I am angry. I am conflicted. Why? Not really sure… It’s just hard to find somebody like, like him. I want someone to laugh, cry, and grow with – a friend. Now, I have friends but, I just don’t have him. I don’t have someone to call at any…

Am I African American or Black?

By C’Ayanam Nyomi Obiekwe Yes; the infamous question that many, and even myself, are tired of. I think that one thing that we can all agree on is that there is a plethora of backgrounds within the black community. Despite this, we share similar stories, which is why there is always a tweet that one can relate…

Voter Supression

By Cheryl Kwapong Current Georgia Secretary of State Brain Kemp is in a heated race against, Stacey Abrams, the first black woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor. The job, as the secretary of state amongst other things, includes overseeing the voter registration of their state. “I’d say there’s an obvious conflict of…

Being Pro Black and Dating Outside the Black Race: Is it Possible?

By Fajorah Poteau Can you be pro black and date other races? This question has been lingering within the black community for some time now, and even with the various ‘yes’ and ‘no’ opinions, we (the black community) cannot seem to be in sync with one decision. On one end of the spectrum, we have…

Netflix, No Chill

By Patrick Hamblett Netflix was one of the first available direct-to-consumer video streaming services developed and since their conception they have been quite the disturbance in the media industry. In 1997 Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, two American entrepreneurs founded an online DVD rental service that has evolved the way people around the world consume…

Students and Stress

By Kerbi Rucker In 2017, the average college graduate was expected to have $38,000 in debt post-graduation (Debt.org, 2018). That is a pretty large number and something to be significantly stressed about, but student loan debt is probably just an added item to the list of worries. College students have been the subject of many jokes…

Dealing With Death

By Arianna Marks Throughout my life, I have lost family members. Although it was sad simply because a life was lost, I did not mourn due to not personally knowing them. I always thought as funerals as depressing, so I told myself I would never attend one unless it was immediate family. Unfortunately, on June…